By Angus McDowall RIYADH, June 16 (Reuters) - To outsiders, the al-Saud ruling family's succession process often appears opaque. But b...
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- For the second time in less than a year, Saudi Arabia was thrown into the process of naming a new heir to the country's 88-yea...
WASHINGTON -- The thwarting of an al Qaeda plot to send an underwear bomber on a U.S.-bound jetliner is more than an intelligence coup in the battle a...
The uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya and now Syria have undoubtedly awakened a Sunni appetite for change in Iraq.
Some analysts say the succession of Nayef, less than a decade younger than the reigning eighty-seven-year-old King Abdullah and much more conservative, could be the harbinger of insecurity
With the Prince Sultan's death, two posts are now vacant in Saudi Arabia; that of crown prince and defense minister, which he held since 2005 and 1962 respectively.
It was business as unusual on the first day of the week in Saudi Arabia, as millions of Saudis woke to the disturbing news of the passing of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, long-time Defense Minister and heir to the throne since 2005.
We are now at a critical crossroads for aviation security. The choices are simple: we can carry on as we are or we can face up to the difficult challenge of rethinking our approach.
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